Mar 12, 2018

“Ladies Remembered” | Mural Dedication

Ladies Remembered Mural

Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society Presents… The “Ladies Remembered” Mural Dedication Ceremony Artist Rendering of the "Ladies Remembered Mural" - Artist Skip Dryda   Friday, April 13th 5:00 pm Ribbon Cutting Followed by Drinks, Light Appetizers & Desserts Location: Bayside Eye Center 314 N. Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Parking: East of Bayside Eye Center on Olympia (old USAVE lot) or Herald Court Parking Deck

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Sep 24, 2017

Founders Day Bicycle Tour | Fundraiser 12/2/17

Harborwalk Mural

Help raise money for the Mural Society’s Harborwalk Mural. On December 2, 2017, join City Manager, Howard Kunik, as he leads an informative bicycle tour of Punta Gorda. You’ll visit historic locations in the city, get behind-the-scenes information and preview other Founder’s Day events scheduled throughout the week. It will also include visiting the location of a new and exciting future mural. Patterned after the popular Team Punta Gorda Pedal & Play Bicycle Tour, this is a leisurely bicycle ride for all ages with many stops. CLICK HERE for more info and registration.

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Apr 26, 2017

“Our First Firehouse” | Mural Completed

Two murals now adorn the inside bay walls of the Punta Gorda Fire Department and children from all over are visiting and learning about our first firehouse and the history of the Department. You too can see them and learn about the history. Just stop by Fire Station #1, 1410 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda and have the firefighters on duty tell you all about them. If they happen to be out on a call, just scan the QR code near the plaque and you can read all about it.

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Sep 19, 2016

Firehouse Mural | The Giving Challenge Results

Firehouse Dog

This year our Giving Challenge Project was our Firehouse Mural. Punta Gorda Station #1 hosts 500-800 children a year for safety and fire training. What a perfect place for a mural that captures the history of our Fire Department. We raised $18,000 during the Challenge getting us halfway to our goal of $36,000 for this very large mural. Thank you so much for your support! If you missed the Challenge and still want to Donate, please go to our DONATE page.    

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Apr 28, 2015

Learn More | The Story Behind the Murals

Mural Walking Tour

Want to learn more about the murals you see around town? You can now quickly access the history behind the mural. We have installed QR codes on each mural. Just scan the code with your smartphone or tablet and you're taken directly to that mural's information and the history it depicts. It's that easy. TRY IT next time you're in town. Find out even more by attending one of our Classes or Tour.  Just go to the CLASSES & TOURS tab at the top of our page.

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Aug 04, 2014

How does a Mural get created | Watch and See

Life & Times of George Brown

We are often asked,  "How does a mural get created?" To answer the question, David Sussman filmed the creation of The Life & Times of George Brown. Take a look at this time-lapse video to see the hard work and dedication that goes into Punta Gorda's Historic Murals. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UgSfElsXwbI[/embed] To view the video on YouTube, click here. To Learn about the "Life and Times of George Brown," click here.

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